Five practical strategies to build your resilience muscle

Written by Costas Andriopoulos Tuesday 01 August 2023
Drawing inspiration from real-world leadership stories, these approaches will help you bounce back in the face of challenges or setbacks and thrive in the face of adversity, says Professor Costas Andripoulos
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The past few years have served as a reminder that embracing discomfort amidst adversity is a necessity for personal and collective growth. Rather than passively accepting our circumstances, it is imperative that we harness the power of curiosity as a driving force for progress.

The more we put ourselves in situations or environments that are new to us and challenge us, the more we develop skills and coping mechanisms to face those challenges. Our inner voice should tell us: “Choose curiosity, don’t surrender”. This approach will make us more interested in finding out why things don’t work.

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Here are five actions to help you build your resilience muscle and emerge victorious on the other side of adversity.

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